UMRHN’s annual workshop for school nurses and social workers is planned for October 17, 2022. This will be in-person at The Gateway Conference Center in Richburg (3200 Commerce Dr., Richburg, SC 29729), with a virtual option. Below is a tentative agenda. Registration closed on October 10.

2022 School Health Workshop
October 17, 2022



8:00am – In-person registration or Virtual log-ins begin (links will be provided to registrants in advance)

8:30am – Welcome and acknowledgement of sponsor, Chester Healthcare Foundation

8:35am – 10:00am – Let’s Clear the Air: Addressing the Youth and Young Adult Vaping Landscape

Irini McCarthy, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, Office of Chronic Disease Policy & Prevention, Mecklenburg County Public Health

10:00am Break

10:15am – 11:45am – Pediatric/Teen/Adolescent Mental Illness and Trauma-Informed Care

Amber Flanigan, LISW-CP, MPH, CHES Licensed Independent Social Worker, Cooperative Health

Kimberley Wicker, LISW, Behavioral Health Consultant, Pediatrics of Newberry and Little Mountain Family Practice

11:45am Lunch

12:30pm – 2:00pm – Child Sexual Abuse: How to Identify Signs and the Proper Ways to Report

Charquisha McGriff, MSHEP, NCTTP, Project Coordinator, Palmetto Citizens Against Sexual Assault

2:00pm Break

2:15pm – 3:45pm – Orthopedics

Evan Ekman, MD, Physician, MUSC Health Chester Medical Center

3:45pm – Wrap Up and Evaluations

4:00pm Adjourn

If you have questions, please call 803-377-8026 or email

We would like to thank the Chester Healthcare Foundation and Mid-Carolina AHEC for their continued support of our program!

Credit Statements for this activity:

AHEC:This program is approved for 0.6 CEU’s (6.0 clock hours) of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Continuing Education Best Practice Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.

COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS: This program has been pre-approved for 6.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

NURSING: Mid-Carolina AHEC is an approved provider of nursing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This nursing continuing education activity approval # 2110-022PR-190 has been approved for 6.0 hours.

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program has been approved by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.5 clock hours of social work continuing education and 4.5 clock hours of NON-social work continuing education.

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